Spring Carnival

‘Spring Carnival’ is one of my older Saunders peonies. It has a unique blend of colors, making it easy to distinguish from other cultivars.¬† Like many, the flowers tend to be down in the foliage.

Cultivar: Spring Carnival
Year: 1944
Seedling No: 14964
Group: Tea Rose
Flower: Color: yellow blend, red edges, dark flares
Form: semidouble
Blooms: Week 5
Carpels: 4-6, green
Stigmas: light yellow
Sheath: pink 
Stamens: red filaments
Plant: Habit: wide bush
Foliage color: medium green
Foliage form: average width
Height: 32″ on 10 year plant
Recommendation: Recommended
Availability: Several specialty nurseries